A Letter From The Publisher, Jun. 7, 1971

ARMED with a journalism degree from the University of Washington and a graduate certificate from a Harvard-Radcliffe business administration program, Lucy Werner approached the publishing industry in 1964. She found herself facing a long climb in two ways. Her first temporary job was typing in our business office. "I was so easily flustered," recalls Mrs. Werner, "that I accidentally locked myself in the fire stairway. I walked down 34 flights to the ground floor, where I saw a sign over the exit: ALARM WILL SOUND WHEN DOOR IS OPENED. So I took the only rational course of action. I walked all...

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